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CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc Dividend

Centerpoint Energy's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.17 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 17, 2021. The dividend payment stands at $0.65 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 2.52%. The latest CNP stock dividend of $0.17 is an increase from the previous $0.16 distribution, representing a growth of 6%.

CNP next dividend date: Not announced

CNP
DPS
$0.65
Dividend yield
2.52%
Payout ratio
41.4%
Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.29%
Payout ratio
69.3%

Dividend yield

Centerpoint Energy's dividend yield of 2.52% is lower than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Centerpoint Energy has been paying dividends for the last 27 years. According to our records CNP has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks a decrease of 12% since one year ago. And with the stock price up by 13% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 22%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Sep 30, 2021 Nov 17, 2021 Dec 9, 2021 $0.17 normal
Jul 21, 2021 Aug 18, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 $0.16 normal
Apr 23, 2021 May 19, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 $0.16 normal
Dec 10, 2020 Feb 17, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 $0.16 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Nov 18, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 $0.15 normal
Jul 29, 2020 Aug 19, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.15 normal
Apr 24, 2020 May 20, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 $0.15 normal
Feb 3, 2020 Feb 19, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 $0.29 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 $0.288 normal
Jul 31, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 $0.288 normal
Apr 25, 2019 May 15, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 $0.288 normal
Dec 12, 2018 Feb 20, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $0.288 normal
Oct 23, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 $0.278 normal
Jul 26, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 $0.278 normal
May 3, 2018 May 16, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 $0.278 normal
Dec 13, 2017 Feb 14, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 $0.278 normal
Oct 26, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 $0.268 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Aug 14, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 $0.268 normal
Apr 27, 2017 May 12, 2017 Jun 9, 2017 $0.268 normal
Jan 5, 2017 Feb 14, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 $0.268 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Nov 14, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 $0.258 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 $0.258 normal
Apr 28, 2016 May 12, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $0.258 normal
Jan 20, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $0.258 normal
Oct 21, 2015 Nov 10, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 $0.248 normal
Jul 24, 2015 Aug 12, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.248 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Centerpoint Energy's payout ratio of 41.4% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)